Fernando Alonso IndyCar Test
This isn’t something which has been featured, spoken or written about in the UK press however, earlier this week the two-time Formula 1 World Champion, Fernando Alonso, took to testing an Andretti Autosport car in Alabama.
Fernando Alonso announced that he is leaving Formula 1 at the end of 2018 to “go on exploring new adventures” but hasn’t yet confirmed where he will be racing next year.
It’s not a secret that Fernando Alonso wants to win the triple crown and last year, he took part in the Indianapolis 500, doing well on his debut – yet missing the most glamorous race of the Formula 1 season, the Monaco Grand Prix.
“I enjoy the way the car feels on a road course – road courses are what I’m used to doing all my life but the Indy 500 was an amazing experience. As far as action track – I love Indy.”
Since his announcement of leaving Formula 1, there have been plenty of rumours running through the paddock as to where the driver will go. He’s a popular person and there’s plenty of offers for him to choose from however the IndyCar Series would definitely welcome him.
After the announcement he made about leaving F1, he did keep things open for a return in the future by saying – “I know they (McLaren) will come back stronger and better in the future and it could be the right moment for me to be back in the series; that would make me really happy….”